Tabitha received her Bachelor of Music and Teaching Certificate and Master of Music Education at the University of Iowa. Tabitha is an alumna of the Preucil School where she studied with Diane Dahl-McCoy and Doris Preucil. She taught public school orchestra in Lamoni and Davenport, Iowa and currently teaches orchestra in the public schools in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Her children are currently violin students at the Preucil School.